(Opens: June 2020) EARLY NOTIFICATION OF THE OPENING OF MOE''S PROTOTYPE RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME PHASE 2.0 2020
Date : 09 May 2020
Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Category : Announcements
Assalamualaikum wbt and Salam Sejahtera.,
YBhg. Tan Sri / Datuk / Dato '/ Prof. / Assoc. Prof. Dr./ Asst. Prof. Dr.,
EARLY NOTIFICATION OF THE OPENING OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA'S PROTOTYPE RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME PHASE 2.0 2020
We are pleased to inform you that the Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Prototype Research Grant Scheme Application Phase 2.0 for 2020 will open in June.
IIUM Researchers are invited to apply using the MyGRANTS system via the link http://mygrants.gov.my/main.php in JUNE 2020.
The Prototype Research Grant Scheme Application Phase 2.0 for 2020 aims to encourage demand-driven research, to meet the needs of the industry and society by bridging the gap between research findings and commercialization and impacting the Quintuple Helix.
GENERAL RULES OF APPLICATION:
-Financial (Cash or In Kind)
-Permission to Open a Spin Off Company
PATENT SEARCH FOR PRGS: COMPULSORY
-You may do the patent search at this link: https://www.lens.org/
- Patent Search that can portray the marketability of the product.
RESEARCH AREA FOCUS
-Research proposal must fulfil one of the MOE’s research domains
-Research on the COVID-19 is ENCOURAGED.
-Applications for research grants are open to all researchers who meet the requirements and criteria.
-Compulsory to have a collaboration with a local/international Industry and government/private Agencies.
-The Project Leader must have completed past projects (MOE Grants or other Grants)
-Produced a functional prototype (TRL 3-6) and confirmed ICC/TTO/BIT COM at their Institutions.
THE AMOUNT OF ALLOCATION AND THE DURATION OF THE RESEARCH
-The PRGS application ceiling is RM1,000,000.00 for one (1) to two (2) year research period;
- 1 minimum viable product (MVP) (TRL 6-8)
-1 Intellectual Property filed.
- Impact to Quintuple Helix.
ADDITIONAL (NEW) GUIDELINES BY THE Ministry of Education (MOE):
* IMPORTANT NOTES:
Research with IMPACT FACTOR: to ensure a competitive research proposal, do ensure that your research proposal will directly impact the society, especially the Malaysian society.
For the Financial Budget of MOE GRANTS, please take note:
5.2 USAGE OF FUNDS
5.2.1 The provisions of the PRGS shall not allow for the following matters: -
(a) Creating a business plan;
(b) Market survey;
(c) Product exhibition and promotion; and
(d) Travel to attend any conference / seminar / colloquium (colloquium).
5.2.2 Researchers are also not allowed to use grant allocation to make purchases that are not directly related to the research project.
Unauthorized purchases are as follows:
(a) Payment of any kind of professional / professional body membership fee and such;
(b) Purchase of reference material and the like;
(c) Purchase of ICT equipment and communications (such as mobile phones / laptops / printers / cartridges and the like);
(d) Payment of utility / telecommunications bills;
(e) Purchase of office equipment (such as stationery / paper / desk / chairs and the like);
(f) Purchase of storage equipment (such as external hard drive / pendrive / CD and the like);
(g) Payment of space / facility rental at their respective Institutions; and
(h) Other purchases not directly related to the research project.
For queries on MyGRANTS System, please contact the MyGRANTS HELPDESK:
For queries on grant applications, please contact the MOE GRANTS Secretariat:
Grant Initiative Unit, Research Management Centre (Gombak)
|PRGS||1.Aida Melly bt Tan Mutalib @ Abd. Mutalib,
Senior Assistant Director
2. Fuziah bt Ningah,
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Mariana Mohamed Osman,
(Phone is forwarded to Handphone)
2. 03-6421 6199
3. 03-6421 5006
We look forward to receiving your innovative applications and we wish you all the best.
“Acculturating Itqan, Ikhlas and Excellence in Research & Innovation”
GRANT INITIATIVE UNIT
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA